Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: blacks

A Black community in West Virginia sues the EPA to spur...

Research shows that two majority-Black communities in the state were left out of a regulatory effort earlier this year to tighten limits on cancer-causing chemicals.

American carnage: To be Black in Trump’s America

While Black people are certainly not the sole target of Trump’s rhetoric and the abuse of like-minded mobs, we are one of the greatest tests of the functioning of American democracy.

Black residents of Cancer Alley sue local government for discrimination in...

“We’re being ignored and we have to do whatever we have to do to stop it.”

Black children were jailed for a crime that doesn’t exist. Almost...

Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

Century-old racist US Supreme Court cases still rule over millions of...

Without equal voting rights and congressional representation, the Americans living in these territories cannot remedy their status at the ballot box.

In a California desert, sheriff’s deputies settle schoolyard disputes. Black teens...

Deputies in California’s Antelope Valley are disproportionately citing Black teens, often for minor infractions, like getting in fights or smoking.

9 Black labor leaders and advocates reflect on the pandemic and...

We asked nine leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates how to advance racial equity in the Covid recovery—and beyond. Here are their responses.

Black women athletes ruptured destructive and limiting beliefs at the Tokyo...

It quickly became evident that Black women would be of central importance to the games and stories that followed.

Preserving Black historical resorts is a radical act

We may have more options for travel, recreation, and restoration than our ancestors likely ever dreamed of, but it’s still important to safeguard the historic leisure sites of the past.

Brothers EMpowered is building that village we all need to thrive

Charles Caine founded the community mentorship organization in 2014 to help men of color overcome the barriers in their lives and the lives in their communities.

POPULAR

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.